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like "stoned love," those were really wonderful. it is hard to say which ones. tavis: when diana ross left the group, what made you continue? you took it up to 1977. and diana ross left in 1970. >> what happened was i always say this. we wanted - dared to dream and we made our dreams come true even though we were in an infirmary where it was impossible dream. for black people to dare to dream. i think what happened to me after flo and diana was there, i realized i enjoyed what i was doing and what to do the rest of my life. -- wanted to do the rest of my life. i was happy when berry brought in gene. i stayed cause i love being on stage. i feel so blessed that i am doing something everything -- time i wake up, i am happy. i am a happy person. that is why i continued on hoping i could develop my talent and people would like me. now, to answer your question. let's talk about this. now i am doing things that i really love. i the supreme songs but i am -- she did the hits and that is what i am still going on. i have learned how to sing jazz. i say learned how to sing because this is what i
and this playlist you have given the world? >> i think it came on a whole different john ross -- different genre of music. we usually played black music, and i guess it just molded into a thing like that. tavis: what is fascinating when you say unapologetically you played black music, soul music, and that is what you did so well, but when you talk in the book about even though you are playing black music, you have a black drummer, and because of the presence of the black drummer, you caught for having a black drummer even though you were playing -- you caught hell for having a black rubber even though you were playing black music. they love the music. new -- for having of black -- a black drummer even though you were playing black music. >> we got in all kinds of trouble. i hate to name places. they said, we will serve you, but we are not going to serve that big n word. i was so embarrassed. i wanted to tell her, take that restaurant, and stick it -- we always said, do not worry about it. tavis: there is a wonderful quote in the back of the book. the music was so important, we just wanted to pla
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